Jacob Akanyirige

Jacob Akanyirige
Jacob Akanyirige
Jacob Akanyirige
Defender
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Real Name: Jacob Akanyirige
HT: 5' 11" WT: 157
Age: 16 (12/31/2001)
Hometown: Pleasanton, CA

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on Dec. 15, 2017.

Akanyirige signs with San Jose as a 15-year-old, becoming the third-youngest player (and eighth-youngest ever) in MLS at the time of his signing. The defender will look to develop with the first team in 2018.

ACADEMY: Akanyirige, 15, joined the Quakes' U-15 squad ahead of the 2016-17 academy season from Ballistic United SC. He has been competing for the U-19s in 2017-18, despite being age-eligible for the U-17s.


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